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hello i'm junior an hvac tech the was checking a friends oven its a magic chef 34hn-5tkvw
found the gas valve was getting power from the ingition glow bar and glow bar do turn on but only had at the gas valve 3.6 volts its this what the valve needs to open? or is the glown bar bad or valve coils
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Hi, my name isXXXXX am hoping that I will be able to help you with your problem today..

 

This is a bad glow bar and will need to be replaced to fix the problem, the part number for the glow bar is 12400035, You can order the parts you need from the following places, http://www.apwagner.com/, http://www.repairclinic.com/, http://www.searspartsdirect.com/, or http://www.partstore.com/, all of these places offer easy returns and reasonable prices for their items.

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
The glow bar is turning on but the valve some time don't open what is the voltage it takes to open this gas valve
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
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Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago
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please remember we are not in your home to do the repair or test our self and cant always be 100% and can always overlook something / thanks

when the glow bar comes on does it glow orange, red or bright white?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
yes
Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago
yes what?
does the glow bar glow orange, red or bright white?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
larry the glow bar is working i'm not sure on the gas valve is not opening at times do you know at what voltage do it open?
Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago
the voltage depends on the glow bar ,, can you tell me what color it turns when it heats up and that will tell me if the glow bar or the valve is bad ,,, orange, red or bright white?
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Orange
Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago
replace the ignitor ,, it should be a bright white and its not sending enough current though the ignitor to the gas valve to open it ,,, the part number is XXXXX and cost about $77 and you can get it at a local appliance parts dealer near you ,,, Glad i could help you with your problem today so please hit the accept button for me before you leave so i may be paid ,, Thanks
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